Weekly Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Anomaly (deg. C)
Data: Reynolds and Smith Version 2 weekly sea surface temperature anomaly (deg. C) on a 1.0 x 1.0 deg. lat/lon grid
Base Period for Climatology: 1971-2000
Data Source: NCEP, Environmental Monitoring Center
Description: Weekly sea surface temperature anomalies contoured at 0.5 deg. C intervals. Shading starts at +/- 0.5 deg. C.
NCEP is an acronym for the US National Centers for Environmental Prediction.